There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess.
Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just blundered.
Maybe it’s ju... | Read More
"We have to play by the !@#$ rules!" -- Amanda Young, Saw II.
In last week's article, we discussed a dangerous strategic concept, the saw.
So, what should you do if your opponent turns it against you? Well, as Amanda put it, you should ... | Read More
To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive tenacity largely considered a hindrance to the game's beauty, spec... | Read More
In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Read More
What in the world is a chess dream? And how can such a thing help your game?
For those that want the full introductory prose, please go to part one of this series. For the busy masses who have things to do and places to go, here’s a nutshe... | Read More